Rita Ora announces new album, You and I, and shares Praising You with Fatboy Slim – Music News
Rita Ora’s upcoming album ‘You and I’ paperwork the chapters of her relationship along with her director husband Taika Waititi.
The pop celebrity will launch her eagerly-awaited follow-up to 2018’s ‘Phoenix’ on July 14.
Rita, who has co-written every of the tracks on the report, mentioned in an announcement: “This album actually means quite a bit to me.
“It is like my diary of the previous couple of years, it is my sound and it simply feels so true to me and who I’m at the moment.”
In addition to asserting the brand new LP, the 32-year-old singer has additionally shared her and Fatboy Slim’s re-working of his 90s hit ‘Reward You’, ‘Praising You’, which is accessible to stream on all main platforms now.
The pair’s collaboration comes after they’d an opportunity assembly within the fields of Glastonbury competition.
Norman Cook dinner aka Fatboy Slim recalled: “From an opportunity assembly late one evening within the Naughty Nook at Glastonbury a friendship and collaboration grew that on paper could look unlikely. But right here it’s, and it has a lifetime of its personal!”
The 59-year-old ‘Proper Right here, Proper Now’ hitmaker praised Rita for respiratory “new life” into the track.
He instructed her in an interview with The Huge Situation out now: “Whereas we’re blowing smoke up one another’s a****, you breathe new life into it. I’ve listened to that tune an terrible lot and it’s simple to get jaded about it, however you have undoubtedly taken it in a special course for me.”
Rita wrote from the attitude of being head-over-heels in love.
She mentioned: “The best way I wrote it was being head over heels in love with somebody and having enjoyable with that particular person. If you love an individual you do reward them. You are feeling like they will do no mistaken. So that is what my model of the report is about.
“And dancing in your emotions, as a result of it is the most effective feeling on the planet.”
The promo to accompany the tune is helmed by Academy Award winner Waititi, 47, who Rita tied the knot with final yr.
The video sees “Rita audition with a bunch of dancers for the position of their desires.
“Rita leads the troupe by means of their haphazard routine, slowly profitable over the judges in what turns into an enormous Studio 54-esque quantity full with glamorous outfit adjustments and stellar choreography.”
Fatboy Slim makes a cameo within the clip, which ideas the hat to Spike Jonze’s unique 1999 ‘Reward You’ promo.
Followers can watch the video on Fb as a premium music video and on Instagram at the moment (19.04.23), earlier than it is revealed on websites together with YouTube from April 28.
Rita will give ‘Praising You’ its dwell debut on the Eurovision Tune Contest semi-final in Liverpool on Could 9.
The star may also carry out a show-stopping medley of a few of her greatest hits.
‘Praising You’ follows the discharge of Rita’s solo single ‘You Solely Love Me’ earlier this yr, which marked the singer’s first launch on BMG, and each tracks are on the brand new album.
The ‘Wherever’ singer poured her coronary heart and soul into the emotional pop track about “feeling weak on the very begin of her romantic journey.”
Her different half’s voice memo is performed at the beginning of the monitor.
Pre-order ‘You and I’ now through Rita’s official retailer and all different main platforms.